Dating past 40
As to the “why” behind the lack of date-nights, nearly 60 percent say they don’t need a relationship to be happy.
"It will be more challenging because you will have more external distractions from your relationship.Kindness and good conversation are more important than looks or wealth." He also pointed to what you may look for when it comes to online dating profiles."You're less impressed with the shirtless man standing next to a sleeping tiger and more interested in visiting a nature preserve for tiger viewing," he said, referencing how social media postings on dating apps are designed to impress, and may be more about artifice than reality, with a younger generation.You lived through and survived the bad boys (or bad girls), the ones who broke your heart, and so now after 40, you are ready for mature and lasting love." She continued, "You have probably deepened from experiences and are now looking more at the soul, the heart, and the inside of the person, rather than their hair and pant size. If you were dating actively 20 years ago, you likely had to rely on actually going out and meeting potential mates in public places, like bars and clubs.Now, there's Tinder, Grindr, Facebook, Twitter, OK Cupid, and lots of other ways to meet all sorts of people.
When you are in your 40s and re-entering the dating scene, it can be scary because you haven't done it in a while and are a little rusty.